Mohali, March 30: Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is thrilled that India are playing in Mumbai in the World Cup final on Saturday as the city has become his second home after becoming a resident of the city on account of being a Mumbai Indians player. He said that India's win over Pakistan was the perfect lead-up to the final.
"We bowled well and fielded well. We deserved to win. We are so excited to be going to Mumbai and play the final. I play for Mumbai Indians and it is like second home to me," he said after India's 29-run win over Pakistan in a high voltage semi-final clash in Mohali on Wednesday.
Harbhajan also pointed out that whenever India plays Pakistan it is like a summit clash of a major tournament and that Mohali's encounter was so much more than a semi-final.
"This match was like a final. Whenever India and Pakistan play, the pressure is double. It was a big match for both the teams," he said.
Harbhajan Singh, who picked two wickets including that of the dangerous Umar Akmal , said, "I am really happy. Thanks to The Almighty and everyone for supporting us and giving us their blessings.